San Miguel de Allende, a colonial-era city in Mexico’s central highlands, is known for its baroque Spanish architecture, thriving arts scene and cultural festivals. In the city’s historic, cobblestoned center lies the neo-Gothic church Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, whose dramatic pink towers rise above the main plaza, El Jardín. The Templo de San Francisco church nearby has an 18th-century churrigueresque facade.
CLIMATE There’s a good reason why you’ll have to book far in advance if you want to visit San Miguel in February – the weather is fantastic! Temperatures average in the low 80’s and skies are sunny most afternoons. For folks who’ve had about as much snow as they can take, it’s a welcome relief. […]
2 years ago when my husband and I moved to Mexico from California, I planned to decompress only for a year before starting a business. Well, 2 years later, I am still just playing around and no major business ownership other than a bit of consulting here and selling my paintings there. Why? Because I […]
Hello fellow San Miguel lovers and those interested in visiting! I’m Nick Randall and I’m living in San Miguel de Allende indefinitely with my Mexican wife and child. I will be sharing content frequently as I explore and live day to day in this beautiful city. Join me on the journey! Surely you will get […]
If you purchase property in Mexico, you need to consider how your partial payment or deposit will be protected. Escrow services hold the funds until both parties have fulfilled their obligations of the real estate transaction. By utilizing an escrow service the seller can feel confident removing the property from the market once the buyer […]
Money Although it happens less commonly now than it did a few years ago, visitors to San Miguel still sometimes ask how to bring in the cash necessary to pay for their stay or to purchase a home here. For various reasons, bringing in large wads of cash just isn’t done anymore. Today most visitors […]